Tips for Healthy Living

Dr. Purushothaman
September 3, 2013

Being healthy is one of the many things we want to achieve in life. Of course, being healthy is not just about having a good body and an active lifestyle but it also gives us the means to achieve our desires and goals and allows us to do our purposes in life. Here are tips on healthy living that you can start with.

For fitness workouts, you can also perform simple exercises at home or in the office if you don't have time to go to the gym. Simple activities like walking, running, swimming, or dancing are best form of exercises that can be done at home.

Enjoy seasonal foods when you can - but only buy as much as you know you can eat before it spoils.

Frozen or canned fruits and veggies last longer than the ones in the crisper in your fridge so you can take advantage of sales and larger sizes to stock up... and they taste yummy too.

Stop and Smell the Roses - Life does have a lot to offer. And much is forgotten during stages of addiction. Keep an ongoing list or fun, neat things you'd like to do and USE it. For some ideas refer to the five senses; sight, taste, touch, smell, sound.

Exercise. Working out on a consistent basis will also make you look and feel better. Exercising (whether it's at a gym or in your home) will increase energy, relieve stress and leave you looking damn good. Who's going to say no to that?

Once you have started eating well, it is time to go out and get some physical activity! Now, this does not mean that you have to incorporate a rigorous physical workout into your daily routine. Just including small amounts of physical activity in your life will make a difference.
Keep new fat at bay...if you have good eating habits then you can stop your body from producing excess fat. Fat is produced, in basic terms, when you take in more calories than you burn off. Your body needs to deal with the excess and guess what it does?

You can also buy other specialty juicers specific to your lifestyle such as a juicer specifically designed for wheatgrass juicing. Wheatgrass is known to contain an abundance of healthy ingredients and may be the only juice you're interested in, thousands of people drink wheatgrass exclusively for the amazing benefits to their health that it provides.

If you aren't very sure about exercise in regards to better healthy living, it is ok. If you are not the type who moves around a lot or active, you can get some great benefits from just walking around the block or your office. After a while, you may want to add more challenges to your routine, and that is when hitting a gym can be a great idea.

Mental health is just as important as physical health and a huge part of mental health comes from being in the company of others. If you're lonely, seek out a group that shares your interests or take up another hobby to meet people. And most importantly, attempt to spend more time with loved ones, even if it's just a few minutes a day.

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